Second Expat Chinese Talent Competition starts soon
A second Shenzhen Expat Chinese Talent Competition will be held at the InterContinental Hotel. The competition will consist of a Chinese language speech section and a Chinese talent portion. Foreigners living in Shenzhen and nearby Pearl River Delta cities can enter the competition.
The contestants will engage in a five minute Chinese language section, with the topics given to them by a judging panel. The Chinese talent portion of the competition, contestants will recite Chinese poems, standup comedy, Chinese kung fu drama and sing Chinese songs. Semifinals for the competition will be held Oct. 22 and the finals Nov. 7.
The talent completion is to help encourage the expats in Shenzhen to learn Chinese by speaking the language so that they can be more involved in the local life and culture. Last year’s competition have 300 expatriates from 30 countries participated in the contest.
In the recent years the city saw an increasing number expatriates living in Shenzhen. Statistics showed that there are around 460,000 expatriates from 115 countries living in the city.